A bike enthusiast is quite familiar with the name – Eduardo Bianchi. Bianchi bikes are among the oldest bicycle manufacturers in the world. Truly, these bikes are associated with so many renowned cyclists and have earnestly earned its honor and prestige for proven track record and performance. Without a doubt, the Bianchi Vertigo 105 is one good bike you should own in 2014.
Bianchi is so irresistible with its carbon monocoque frame plus the C2C geometry designed for to experience unmatched comfort. It’s handsomely-designed, you’ll always have the heads turning on your way with this bike.
Frameset: Carbon monocoque
Fork: Carbon fork, aluminum steer
Gears: Shimano 105, 10-speed
Chainset: Shimano 105, 50/34
Seatpost, Brakes, Bars and Stem: Reparto Corse
Wheels: Shimano WH-R500
Tires: Hutchinson Equinox2
Saddle: Powered by San Marco Ponza
Sizes: 49, 51, 54, 57 and 60 centimeters
Weight: 18.96 pounds or 8.6 kilograms
Quoted by top magazines and advertisers, Cervelo bikes are world’s best hybrid bikes ever ridden. Wow, what a big word. Let’s take a quick look on one Cervelo model to see. How about Cervelo R3? Did you know that there are 220 magazines who quoted this bike as the best? The Cervelo R3 is optimized for its definitive high stiffness to weight ratio. What does this mean? It says that R3 bikes are very stiff but they are extremely lightweight. So, when it comes to speed, R3 could be the king.
Cervelo come with sought-after bike quality and unmatched performance and the best choice when it comes to streamlining, stability and aerodynamics. Do you want to take a closer to Cervelo R3’s specs? We have it listed for you.
Frame: Squoval carbon tube shapes
Fork: FK30 SL, tapered 1-3/8
Headset: Cane Creek IS3
Seatpost: 3T DORICO Team
Front and Rear Derailleur: Shimano Ultranegra 6700
Crankset and Bottom Bracket: FSA BBright
Brake Calipers: SRAM Rival
Shifter, Brake Levers, Cassette, Chain: Shimano Ultranegra 6700
Wheels: Fulcrum Racing T
Handlebars: 3T Ergonova Team
Stem: 3T ARX Pro
Tires: Vittoria Rubino Pro Slick
As popular as its price tag, the Trek bikes have been around since 1970s. Trek Bicycle Corporation is among the largest bicycle manufacturers in the world renowned to produce high quality bikes especially for mountaineering. Trek Domane 6.9 model for an instance, is one luxurious bike at 7000 Euros or around $6200 to $6,900. Every biker who test ride this bike can’t help but raise their thumbs up when it comes to bike performance, stability and comfort level. The only negative feedback is that it probably makes some bikes envious.
The Incredible Specs
Frame: 600 Series OCLV Carbon, compatible with DuoTrap, IsoSpeed
Fork: Domane IsoSpeed carbon, E2 asymmetric steere
Sizes: 44, 47, 50, 52, 56, 58, 60 and 62 centimeters
Colors: White and liquid red
Wheels: Bontrager Race X –lite tubeless
Tires: Bontrager R3 Hard-Case, 700 by 25c
Shifters: Shimano Dura Ace STI, 11-speed
Brakeser, Front and Rear Derailleur: Shimano Dura Ace, Braze on (front)
Crank and Cassette: Shimano Dura Ace, 50/34 (Crank), 11-28, 11 speed (cassette)
Saddle: Bontrager Affinity Race X-Lite, carbon
Handlebar and Stem: Bontrager Race X-Lite IsoZone, OCLV Carbon, 31.8 mm
Headset: Cane Creek IS-8, stainless cartridge bearings
Grips: Bontrager Gel Cork Tape
Accessories and Add-ons: Vanishing fender mounts
If you want to complete your set, you may also buy a pair of RXXXL road shoes, and oracle bike helmet and a duotrap digital cadence sensor.